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Jan 2022
Deanne’s Story
After a scheduled yearly eye exam, I was shocked to hear that my eye pressure was 36 mmHg...
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Jan 2022
GA Launches its new 7 Sights in 7 Days Challenge for WGW 2022
Glaucoma Australia has launched a new fundraising initiative, 7 Sights in 7 Days Challenge, encouraging Australians to share a photo of an amazing sight every day for seven days to raise funds to help end glaucoma blindness... 
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Dec 2021
June’s Story
I am still managing to live at home with my husband and I will turn 90 this year. I am grateful for the fact that I can still read from a Kindle and watch television...
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Dec 2021
Perth Glaucoma Support Group Presentation
In collaboration with Glaucoma Australia, Dr Mehta Rhuju delivered an insightful overview of current and future glaucoma treatment methods to the Perth Glaucoma Support Group.
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Nov 2021
Anne's Story
After I explained to the optometrist that I had been seeing halos around street lights at night, and dark spots in the centre of my vision intermittently, they decided to test my pressures...
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Nov 2021
Eli's Story
'So here we are again, in the race to stop vision loss. The eye redness, the light sensitivity, the rubbing, the pain induced cry, the poor sleeps and hazy eyes...'
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Oct 2021
Putting the Spotlight on Childhood Glaucoma
Living with childhood glaucoma can be challenging, but there is little research out there that tells us about how the condition may impact on someone’s life...
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Oct 2021
Margaret's Story
In October, 1999, when I visited an optician he recommended for me to go to a specialist. He said that I had glaucoma and would need treatment and daily use of eye drops...
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Oct 2021
Helen's Story
I was first diagnosed when I had cataracts removed (both eyes) in 2000. I had an allergic reaction to the drops prescribed by my ophthalmologist...
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